International Black Sea University

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International Black Sea University
შავი ზღვის საერთაშორისო უნივერსიტეტი
Motto Life-long Friendship for Peace through Education
Established 1995[1]
Type Private
Rector Dr. Şevket Ercan Tunç,[1] vice-rector: Dr. Giuli Alasania[2]
Location Tbilisi, Georgia
Campus Urban
Nickname IBSU

The International Black Sea University (IBSU) (Georgian: შავი ზღვის საერთაშორისო უნივერსიტეტი) was established in 1995 in Tbilisi, Georgia and was opened by then President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze and the former Prime Minister of Turkey Tansu Çiller in accordance with the decree of the Council of Ministers and the License of Opening given by the Ministry of Education of Georgia.

The founders of the university are, besides the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and the Governorship of Dusheti, the Turkish firms Mars and Çağlar.[3]

International Black Sea University has the objective of training Georgian and foreign students in scientific, technical and professional fields of study, and of utilizing these studies in the field of pure and applied research for contributing to the economic and social necessities of Georgia and other countries.

Languages of instruction is English and Georgian.[1]


International Black Sea University serves the following areas of education for BA, MA, PhD degrees.[4]

  • Faculty of Business Management
  • Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Education
  • Computer Technology and Engineering


  1. ^ a b c "Rector's page". Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Alasania, Giuli (27 May 2011). "Welcoming Ceremony Speeches". Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "About us". Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Faculties". Retrieved 5 May 2012. 

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